The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 62 143 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.55% 24.28% 25.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.44% 53.36% 56.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 109 83
Median daily rate £308 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -21.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 268 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.60% 45.50% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 196 157
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 47 £325 - 15
Monmouthshire 0 2 - -
Newport -10 2 £388 -6.62% 2
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
3 34 (23.45%) Oracle
4 33 (22.76%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (17.24%) ETL
7 24 (16.55%) XML
7 24 (16.55%) Java
8 22 (15.17%) Windows
9 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (13.10%) MySQL
10 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
11 18 (12.41%) Web Development
12 17 (11.72%) .NET
12 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
12 17 (11.72%) Linux
12 17 (11.72%) OOP
13 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (11.03%) Data Analysis
14 15 (10.34%) HTML
15 14 (9.66%) PL/SQL
15 14 (9.66%) CSS
15 14 (9.66%) Finance
15 14 (9.66%) Spring
15 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
15 14 (9.66%) jQuery
15 14 (9.66%) Load Testing
15 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
16 13 (8.97%) Teradata
16 13 (8.97%) Informatica

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.28%) Apache
2 7 (4.83%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.14%) PowerExchange
4 5 (3.45%) Liferay
4 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.07%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.07%) Confluence
5 3 (2.07%) SAS
6 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.69%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.69%) Jetty
7 1 (0.69%) Luigi
7 1 (0.69%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.69%) Route 53
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.76%) HTTP
2 4 (2.76%) SNMP
2 4 (2.76%) VoIP
3 3 (2.07%) Intranet
4 2 (1.38%) Extranet
5 1 (0.69%) DHCP
5 1 (0.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.69%) DSL
5 1 (0.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.69%) IPsec
5 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.76%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (13.10%) MySQL
4 16 (11.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
6 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.21%) PowerCenter
7 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.52%) QlikView
9 7 (4.83%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
10 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
10 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (3.45%) Big Data
11 5 (3.45%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.76%) HBase
12 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Selenium
2 11 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.52%) JUnit
4 8 (5.52%) Maven
4 8 (5.52%) NUnit
5 7 (4.83%) MSBuild
5 7 (4.83%) MSTest
6 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.76%) JBehave
8 4 (2.76%) JMeter
8 4 (2.76%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.07%) JIRA
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.07%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (2.07%) The Grinder
General
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Advertising
3 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Electronics
4 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) Military
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 70 (48.28%) Developer
2 15 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 13 (8.97%) Analyst
4 12 (8.28%) Consultant
4 12 (8.28%) DBA
5 11 (7.59%) SQL DBA
5 11 (7.59%) SQL Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.59%) Tester
6 10 (6.90%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.21%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Informatica Consultant
8 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Manual Tester
9 7 (4.83%) PHP Zend Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Architect
11 5 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.55%) XML
2 17 (11.72%) .NET
3 15 (10.34%) HTML
4 14 (9.66%) CSS
4 14 (9.66%) jQuery
4 14 (9.66%) Spring
5 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.21%) Ajax
6 9 (6.21%) Zend Framework
7 8 (5.52%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.52%) JSON
7 8 (5.52%) Web Services
8 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.83%) Entity Framework
8 7 (4.83%) LAMP
8 7 (4.83%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (4.14%) CSS3
9 6 (4.14%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.14%) HTML5
9 6 (4.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.90%) NHS
2 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.07%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (2.07%) iSeries
3 2 (1.38%) AS400
3 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.38%) Fintech
3 2 (1.38%) iPad
3 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.17%) Windows
2 17 (11.72%) Linux
3 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.45%) Unix
5 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.24%) ETL
3 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.41%) Web Development
5 17 (11.72%) OOP
6 16 (11.03%) Data Analysis
7 14 (9.66%) Load Testing
8 12 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.59%) Migration
9 11 (7.59%) MVC
10 10 (6.90%) Open Source
10 10 (6.90%) Scrum
10 10 (6.90%) Test Scripting
10 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.21%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.21%) Database Tuning
11 9 (6.21%) DevOps
11 9 (6.21%) ETL Development
11 9 (6.21%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.55%) Java
2 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.66%) PL/SQL
4 11 (7.59%) C#
5 10 (6.90%) PHP
6 9 (6.21%) C
7 8 (5.52%) Python
8 7 (4.83%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.45%) Groovy
9 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.76%) C++
11 2 (1.38%) Perl
11 2 (1.38%) RPG
11 2 (1.38%) RPG IV
11 2 (1.38%) RPG/400
11 2 (1.38%) Tcl
11 2 (1.38%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) VB6
12 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.28%) ISEB
4 9 (6.21%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.14%) MCDBA
5 6 (4.14%) MCITP
5 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.76%) Degree
7 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PhD
8 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) QA
2 7 (4.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Docker
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) Xen
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.76%) Ansible
3 2 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.38%) Oozie
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) Ambari
4 1 (0.69%) Fluentd
4 1 (0.69%) Grafana
4 1 (0.69%) Kibana
4 1 (0.69%) Marathon
4 1 (0.69%) Mesos
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Oracle
2 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.97%) Informatica
3 13 (8.97%) Teradata
4 9 (6.21%) Zend
5 7 (4.83%) RedGate
6 6 (4.14%) SAP
7 5 (3.45%) Splunk
8 4 (2.76%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.76%) HP
8 4 (2.76%) Tableau
8 4 (2.76%) VMware
9 3 (2.07%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.07%) Siebel
10 2 (1.38%) Cognos
10 2 (1.38%) Coverity
10 2 (1.38%) Netezza
10 2 (1.38%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.38%) Sitecore
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